Painting and Decorating – Intermediate Apprenticeship

Course Information

  • Course Type Apprenticeship
  • Subject Area Construction and Trades
  • Qualification Apprenticeship
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 2
  • Course Length 2 years
  • Start Date Rolling start until Easter

Please note: this Apprenticeship was formerly known as Construction Building – Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting

This Apprenticeship will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge to become a painter and decorator. This Apprenticeship is for anyone working within the industry. As an apprentice you will hold a Full time job and attend college on day release throughout the programme.

As well as the NVQ you will complete the Level 2 Diploma – Painting and Decorating Technical Certificate.

Entry Requirements

Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary.As a guideyou ideally need GCSE grade3 or above in English and Maths and in some cases ICT. However, we will work with you and provide additional support in order to help you achieve the functional skills element or GCSE requirements of the Apprenticeship. Support can be delivered either prior to your Apprenticeship via a traineeship or during the delivery of your programme. You need a real interest in painting and decorating.

  • Learning resource centre
  • Refectory
  • Specialist Painting and Decorating Workshop
Additional Costs

You will need safety boots, overalls and recommended text books.

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